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Protesters Speak Out After Baton Rouge Police Shooting
Alton Sterling, 37, was confronted by police and shot on Tuesday after someone reported he had threatened someone with a gun outside a store
Protesters stand on cars as they congregate at N. Foster Dr. and Fairfields Ave., the location of the Triple S convenience store in Baton Rouge, La., on July 6, 2016.
Alton Sterling, 37, was confronted by police and shot on Tuesday after an anonymous caller said he had threatened someone with a gun outside the store, where he was selling homemade CDs, authorities said.
A brass band marches through the street after a vigil for Sterling in Baton Rouge on July 6. In a swift move by authorities to keep tensions from boiling over, the U.S. Justice Department launched a civil rights investigation Wednesday into the video-recorded killing of Sterling.
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